Javier Quiñónez

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To evaluate combination therapy of mild to moderate bronchiolitis with bronchiodilators and corticosteroids, we treated 51 young children with first-time wheezing and symptoms of respiratory tract infection with albuterol plus either prednisolone or placebo for 5 days. Disease severity was scored on days 0, 2, 3, and 6. On day 2, prednisolone resulted in(More)
Human abdominal angiostrongyliasis is a potentially fatal disease caused by Angiostrongylus costaricensis, a nematode found in the Americas. During the period of December 1994 through August 1995, an outbreak of this disease occurred in Guatemala. We identified 22 cases of abdominal angiostrongyliasis and conducted a matched case-control study to identify(More)
Concrete constructions must be designed to last over time while maintaining their mechanical integrity and conditions of service during the service life they have been projected. In this regard, the evaluation of concrete and its constituents in laboratory and field tests is therefore essential to ensure the service conditions required to the concrete. The(More)
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